May 6, 2010

Red carpet rides for we cyclists

I’m inclined to complain when politicians go on providing car parking in cities, to win drivers’ votes. I must remind myself though, that drivers by definition are too lazy and stupid to know what best serves […]
May 5, 2010

Autumnal thoughts about losing

I got dropped from the peloton Saturday, but worse still, mistimed a sprint Sunday. After the race on Sunday, Cannonball and I were both licking our wounds, telling each other we were the fastest sprinters on […]
May 5, 2010

mud guards and clean bikes

Did you all know mud guards save you from cleaning your bike after every ride in the rain? I didn’t! I had my first rainy ride home from work on the new bike last Friday night, […]
May 1, 2010

Discussion Paper: secure bicycle parking stations for Newcastle.

IntroductionThrough the comments section below, I am using this page to continue discussions I’ve been having with community leaders and potential sponsors, on the topic of secure bicycle parking stations in Newcastle, along similar lines to […]
April 29, 2010

Artful trails found in Glenrock Reserve

On the weekend Quinby and I packed a picnic, a thermos of tea, and a rug, and set out to find evidence of cultivation in Glenrock Reserve. I can confirm there is not a manicured lawn, […]